James Cox has been appointed chief operating officer for Hooker Corp. Ltd., one of Australia's largest real estate and retail developers with significant operations in the United States. Cox has served as executive general manager of operations at Hooker since 1986.
Cox also will serve as president of Hooker Realty Inc. (U.S.A.), the holding company for all U.S. property development, housing and land activities. In addition, he will be responsible for all of Hooker's Australian property developments, housing, land, resources and retail operations. Cox will continue to be located in Australia and maintain offices in the company's U.S. locations in New York and Atlanta.